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A Baby Story
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A Baby Story

Nov 29, 2013 by

Hello friends. Our precious fourth baby arrived unexpectedly last Sunday morning, November 24th. Today’s post is her story and ours. Just another baby story out of the 361,481 babies that are born in the world each day,* but an everyday miracle nonetheless. If you like this kind of thing ( like I do), enjoy.  A Baby Story It was the kind of frosty night...

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Number the Days
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Number the Days

Nov 18, 2013 by

I feel like a lot of my life involves identifying and embracing the season that is.  When I take the time to do this, I enjoy it more. This season is the hush before the storm, baby’s arrival tucked cozily between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This week I mark 37 weeks of pregnancy. A long, long pregnancy with much illness and the completion of six...

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Nov 11, 2013 by

“It has just been discovered that women carry fetal cells from all the babies they have carried. Crossing the defensive boundaries of our immune system and mixing with our own cells, the fetal cells circulate in the mother’s bloodstream for decades after each birth. The body does not tolerate foreign cells, which trigger illness and rejection. But a mother’s body incorporates into her own...

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In Sickness and In Health
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Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift apart. * When plumbing is backed up and rain, rain doesn’t go away so the plumbers can’t come that very day, and there is vomit in the middle of the night and an endless stream of pneumonia and colds, well, we know about drifting.  Certain seasons bring a swifter current. We can learn...

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